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FOX Business
Dec 18, 2012 5:00pm EST
urban success story. irving, texas, makes it rain while other cities are going broke the mayor is here to share what they are doing right. she also has some advice for the federal government. clearly they need it. i can't wait for this. "piles of money" and good sense coming up. ♪ . melissa: and now for multibillion-dollar bet on natural gas, the south african company is putting a lot of money where their mouth is, spending up to $14 billion to build the very first gas to liquids plant ever in the u.s. company execs believe nat-gas will be the dominant fuel source in the next 50 years. while oil becomes scarcer, more expensive. to break it down the publisher of energy magazine. rick, great to see you again. thanks for coming back to the show. >> thank you very much. melissa: what do you make of this? we heard a lot of about liquifying natural gas and even using that for transportation so what make this is different? >> well the difference is, this is a low-sulfur fuel. it is a lot cleaner. so it is, the product, once it is online will be used by other producers that have to export th
FOX Business
Dec 31, 2012 5:00pm EST
evening. >> thank you, adam. adam: the los angeles mayors takes aim at reducing guns on the city street. do we have the picture? you will love this. he wasn't expecting to get one of these. it is a rocket launch cher. what do you do with that? kids, eat your vegetables. you can never have too much money. music is a universal language. but when i was in an accident... i was worried the health care system spoke a language all i own th unitedhealthcare, i got help that fit my life. information on my phone. connection to doctors who get where i'm from. and tools to estimate what my care may cost. so i never missed a beat. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. ♪ adam: it's time for some fun with spare change. today joining us top personal finance expert and our own david asman. a ground rule. nobody is allowed to say fiscal clef. >> oh, good. adam: we are not going there. this is a good one. teddy's officials passed a law that jewish mothers worldwide will love. requires children to care for their elderly p
FOX Business
Dec 7, 2012 12:00am EST
the law does not solve the problem, but creates new ones. in my city last week, there were protests in front of mcdonalds. unions want fast workers paid more. the new "new york times" put thn the front page saying mcdonalds pays her $8, but she deserves $15 #. civil ights groups, union demands a higher living wage, and they may get it. [chanting] >> the big bad union like the big badolf like the government use force. if they want a $15 minimum, that's what employers must pay. that sounds good to people. everyone will get a raise. the problem comes from what is not seen. i can interview theguy who got a raise. i can't interview the guy who didn't open a mcdonalds because work rules were too onerous or those never fered a job because high union paid skills protected him out of a job. we don't know who those people are. they are the unscene victims of the government's protections. it's frustrating to explain the unseen. sometimes i fear no one understands so it's a
FOX Business
Dec 25, 2012 12:00am EST
. melissa: how is that possible? >> i was back there. outskirts of new york city. we would write the subway into manhattan and do our christmas shopping. in those days, the big day was today. maybe we are getting that back this year. it looks like today will be a good day. melissa: my dad would always tell me stories that they would wait until the day after christmas. will we see that this year? >> i think we have seen the deep discounts. i went out two weeks ago and bought a widescreen tv. it is already $200 cheaper. melissa: maybe you can take your receipt back and get an adjustment. on a scale of one to money, how great you think this christmas will be if we had sent out there judging? >> considering that it is 2012, not 2007 and became ill with guarded expectations a three. melissa: okay. not bad. >> it is christmas eve. people want good news. melissa: looks pretty good. peter, thank you so much. >> take care. melissa: time now for today's fuel gauge report. cold temperatures are dominated most of the country. mild weather ahead for early january. that lowers outlook for natural gas dem
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
because peopll liquidate the cow herd. you see in couple years increase in price of beef. it is coming your way. melissa: blake, thanks for educating us. you're very charming. a topic us city folk don't know a lot about at least me. a lot of viewers are probably laughing at me pight now. for me this was an education. thank you. >> you bet, thank you. melissa: next up the fiscal cliff leads to a housing boom for one of the wealthiest areas in the country. i guess someone has to come out ahead in this whole mess. we'll explain it coming up. you can never have too much beachfront property. ♪ . ♪ >> it is a test ♪ [ engine rs ] >> this is a test [ male announ] oh what fun it is to ride. get the mercedes-benz on your wish list at the winter event going on now through december 31st. [ santa ] ho, ho, ho! [ male announcer ] lease a 2013 e350 for $579 a month at your local mercedebenz dealer. but when i was in an accident... e350 for $579 a month i was worried e health care system spoke a language all its own with unitedhealthcare, i got help that fit my life. so i never missed a
FOX Business
Dec 19, 2012 5:00pm EST
music yesterday. it was in mexico city, yeah can be a little weird particularly when there are that many clowns are there. all part of an wall pilgrimmage of clown club of mexico. people all over mexico make the religious journey to thank the virgin of guadalupe and ask for protection. they have been making that pilgrimmage over a 50 years. do you get freaked out by clowns? liz: my eyes. my eyes. new unemployment jabs claims for the week of december posted a drop of 29,000 from the prior week. last report was fourth consecutive weekly report showing decline in claims. the they are expecting tomorrow's report to have a move higher. david: other thing to watch, gdp numbers. liz: we'll see you tomorrow. melissa: i'm melissa francis and here's what's money tonight. will 2013 be the year of the bailout. the treasury is starting to liquidate their shares of government motors but what agency is waiting right around the corner for their rescue? our "money" power panels that their top picks for who santa might vice it with a little bailout booty. >>> plus is the kill switch for the markets a
FOX Business
Dec 8, 2012 12:00am EST
the way to extinction. they're completely banned in two cities. chicago wants to nix them. guess who is behind it? my favorite chicago alderman. i say stop the madness. but alderman joe moreno is here to disagree with me. even when they say it is a not it is always about money melissa: first let's take a look at today's market headlines. mediocrity apparently the reason to buy on wall street today. the november jobs report came in above expectations but the 146,000 jobs added is below average monthly growth for the past two years. that and 350,000 americans left the workforce. it all somehow added up to an 81-point gain on the dow. as usual the markets are making perfect sense. also more americans are finally waking up to the scal cliff. december consumer sentiment nosedid to a five-year high, because of fiscal cliff fears. a spike in taxes would leave a lot less money lying aroundor the iphone or ipad. shares of apple fell 2%. >>> thanks to a study by the department of energy the u.s. may be closer to approve natural gas exports. data shows it could improve th economy by $47 billion
FOX Business
Dec 12, 2012 5:00pm EST
created less than 500 jobs. not so good. >>> solar city is postponing its ipo the solar installer was supposed to price yesterday and make its public debut today. details for the delay have not been closed. solar city was seeking to raise $151 million. >>> the fed cracking up the stimulus, cranking up the stimulus knob to full blast. it is dropping $45 billion a more a month on u.s. treasurys. inflation and ballooning balance sheets be damned! i can't keep track anymore of all the it tried to jolt the economy into recovery with very little to show for it i might add. is it time to call in the fed busters to stop ben bernanke from messing with our economy? i like that. joining me nariman bear verb, ihs chief economist and steve moore from the "wall street journal" steve, seems like you are the guy that likes our ghost buster, fed buster guy. >> i was shocked by the decision. is this qe inifiti we're on right now? melissa: i don't know. >> we've had such a huge deluge of liquidity into the market. and the fed, a lot of people know this that the fed already owns about a trillion dollars
FOX Business
Dec 26, 2012 5:00pm EST
time was twrept hours between the two cities. now it only takes eight hours. will we ever see something like this in the united states? julie, do we need it? is it relevant for high-speed rail in the united states? >> for those of us who ride the corridor for every stuck up. adam: faster sometimes to go on the regular train. >> i love this. apparently if we had the high-speed rail, new york to d.c., god knows why you want to go to d.c. under hour which i love. americans love their cars. adam: bingo. >> china doesn't have competitive airline industry. we've got rival airlines that make it cheaper. adam: study said, i recall this a year ago, pointed out putting money united states is investing in high-speed rail into fixing our highways and creating different kinds of fueling spots, if you want to go electric would be far better use of the money than building high-speed rail. >> exactly. >> we have transportation trust fund's cross this country are broke. new jersey, for example, broke. you can't fix the roads. before we even get, i'm -- >> as for china also, you tell me. this i
FOX Business
Dec 1, 2012 12:00am EST
a union now fast-food workers in new york city are doing the exact same thing. it startedat the crack of dawn yesterday and culminated in a rally with hundreds of workers protesting theer at times square but here's the question. is this really the right time to be doing this with the holidays approaching? what about the millions of americans that currently have no job at all? here to discuss both sides are democratic strategist arlene maxwell and republican strategist ford o'connell. i will let you start. these folks are out there protesting. they're not make a lot of money. a lot of people are out of work. what is your take? >> going hungry and starving are two different things, right? these people are making $7.25 an hour which is, barely $300 every week if you're working full-time. a lot of them are limited and not able to even work full time. you shouldn't be working full time and have to live in a homeless shelter as one person interviewed yesterday said. you can't afford to feed your family. you need enough money for the basic necessities. melissa: ford, you know it is har
FOX Business
Dec 24, 2012 5:00pm EST
that possible? >> i was back there. the first ones were in the outskirts of new york city. when i was a small boy would ride the subway into manhattan and do our christmas shopping even though we lived in the suburbs that way. in those days the big day was today. they would stay open until midnight that day. this was the black friday. maybe we're getting that back this year because, people are so busy and they didn't have time to do everything they wanted on black friday. looks like today will be a good day. melissa: my dad would tell me stories they would wait until the day after christmas and buy the presents then because that is when the real sales were on. will we see deep discounts after christmas and are people waiting for that? >> i think we're seeing big discounsel. i bought a wide screen tv and it is already 200 bucks cheaper. i wish i had waited. melissa: that is painful. make take the receipt back and get it adjusted? >> i will live with it. melissa: you will live with it. on scale of money how great do you think the christmas would be, if we had santa judging one to money? >
FOX Business
Dec 29, 2012 12:00am EST
kansas city southern. up in canada we have both the canadian pacific and canadian national who are looking to double their rail shipments of crude oil next year. adam: is this an efficient way to ship oil? there has to be cheaper way to do this? i would imagine an investor who can get in on that would make even more money? >> no doubt it is much more expensive to move oil by tanker car rather than pipeline but the fact of the matter is we're not going to build any pipelines from north dakota through the rockies over to california. nor are we going to build pipelines across pennsylvania, new jersey, to the few refineries on the east coast. so these guys are going to be sitting with rail supplies for quite some time. adam: okay. we talked about the rail companies. who else. are there smaller companies i might be able to start researching to invest in that will part of this $45 billion bonanza just next year? >> if we look to the pipeline companies, there is a number of big winners there, starting with enbridge pipelines because they have a pipeline network from canada all the way to
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2012 12:00am EST
difficult job in the country is the mayor f new york city. that may o may not be true. hillary clinton wod consider this. sp down. >> is too mall a stage for her she's been on the global stage. >> only one person will convince hillary clinton to go back into the public world. that is her husband, bill clinton. and i amnhe side that says i don't ev think she wants to do ch cells after secretary of state she has bee around for awhile, taken a lot of heat. i thiik that she probably might want to just enj herlife. >> for four years and th run. >> i tok the 42nd street exi ramp and there was a huge pot hole. th first namehat came to ind was not mde cinton should fix this. of the shoe want to deal with all the municipal issues. messa: moving on to somethi thati would love to happen. in eighthgrade girls petitiing has brought to market easy bak ovens f boys. hepetition has more han 24,0 signatures. she says her four year-old brother likes to cook. all the kids do. a packaging and promotions make it seem like cooking is only for girls. she wants her bther to know that is not wrong for him to want
FOX Business
Dec 10, 2012 5:00pm EST
biggest city to file for chapter 9 bankruptcy. detroit mayor binge said the city will lay off 400 to 500 workers in the nexx few months. it will take a lot more than that to keep the city from going broke. we're joined by michigan senator rick jones. thanks for joining me, senator, do yoo think if they dot latest layoffs will it satisfy the milestones the city needs in order to get more state aid? >> it is gooddstart and but not enough. we have a city council totally dysfunctional. recently mayor bing asked them to come in, they said we're on holiday. it is unbelievable. melissa: you said they think they deserve a bailout. what makes you think that they feel? >> detroit city councill3 woman came on national tv and said, president obama, we all voted for you. it is time to bring the bacon. bail us out. that's outrage just. that folks think they can just spend money like no tomorrow and expect anybody else to bail them out. my constituents from mid michigan are saying no bailout. they need to fix the city theirselves. melissa: this is something going on all across the country. it is wh
FOX Business
Dec 21, 2012 12:00am EST
said the -- city government left the park and dangerous mess and 12 private charity left it beautiful. also these ex-con max and they pick up the trash the government does not and after hurricane sandy there was a ton of cleanup. they helped out more than government.
FOX Business
Dec 15, 2012 12:00am EST
city tonight. for instance some of the spending in this pork-ladened bill would provide one millio dollars for trees in cemeteries. $4 million for sand dunes at kennedy space center. not beaches up here where they need dunes. $2 million for a new roof at the smithsoni is this bill really a relief bill or pork bill for mem, about of the congress? >> what you find, adam, basically they have caps on overall spending when. they do the emergency supply meant metals all of sudden the caps are irrelevant. all of sudden it is free cash. it is free-for-all for lawmakers trying to get money for the pet projects. you may get the smithsonian roofs may have been damaged by sandy but atime of budget crunch we have to prioritize and only do the most important and critical things. adam: isn't this thing turn voters against members of coress? we have cars for the fbi but office equipment. i don't reca superstorm sandy taking out washington, d.c. or the fbi headquarters? >> they may have had facilities in the area with vecles destroyed it comes back to. gsa has a lot of vehicles. some will come out
FOX Business
Dec 27, 2012 5:00pm EST
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FOX Business
Dec 27, 2012 12:00am EST
. he doesn't feel he has yet to go. none of the two major cities, aleppo or damascus has fallen yet. so he will continue that fight. adam: walid, thanks for joining us. in addition to the fiscal issues we have to watch the situation. doesn't feel like a economic story could economic impacts on whole variety of issues including the not only human element but the economic element. >> thank you. adam: massive strike looms for east and gulf coast ports. how a stalemate between the u.s. and economy on the rock. that is coming up. >>> new jersey is betting it can legalize sports gambling. a federal judge's ruling could be calling that state's bluff. "piles of money" coming up. ♪ . ♪ . adam: i think bob dylan but i'm not sure that would date me, wouldn't it. yes it was bob dylan. now it could be the east coast and the gulf coast as well. the longshoreman's union is threatening to go on strike and analysts say it could be catastrophic for the fragile u.s. economy. 15 ports along the gulf and eastern seaboard could shut down in the next four days. as we speed toward the fiscal cliff, tha
FOX Business
Dec 14, 2012 5:00pm EST
moonwalking on. it's, not something we're going to see in new york city, that's for sure. adam: this is the city where you could eat gold on chocolate cake, you remember that? >> yeah. adam: to walk on gold bars. >> to think about that, adam, and potentially dance on gold bars, nonsense! come on. people are starving in the world. have a little respect and decency put gold where it belongs, in people's pockets. adam: a little bit opulent, don't you think? >> a little bit. adam: just a little bit. here is another one you want to check out, wal-mart and kroger among two dozen other bidders trying to buy hostess. liquidation sale may generate up to one billion dollars. a standoff last month with union employees forced hostess to liquidate its assets. some might say the was management's horrid control of the company that forced them into bankruptcy. wal-mart could be exclusive maker of twinkies? >> i'm on my way there. i want my twinkies. go to wal-mart. >> no more black market. >> you're in really good shape. you never did twinkies. >> well, you know, whatever floats your boat. >> the folks at
FOX Business
Dec 13, 2012 5:00pm EST
australia who wanted to go to a particular city, sending them into the desert. [laughter] they could've had a lot of losses, i don't own an iphone. i do own apple stock. i figure they get it right this time. it's been a huge hit. the stock is down from 700. [talking over each other] [talking over each other] sandra: all right, here's another one. last night at 12 national 12 -- though 12 mccartney played the role of kurt cobain. courtney love was not excited about that. what did you think about this performance? >> kurt cobain is
FOX Business
Dec 28, 2012 12:00am EST
down and watched the entire washing program. >> two, one, fire! >> the machines coming nextr better thanks to competition. and they build school cars and space ships. >> entrepreneurs do what only governments did before. >> maybe cities will be built on water flow from big government. >> this is outside the united states jurisdiction. >> life gets better because ideas have sex. >> wait, ideas have sex? >> yes. >> ideas spread. when they meet they can mate. >> because of that we live in a wonderful world. that is our show tonight >> now, john stossel. ♪ i think to myself ♪ what wonderful world >> what a wonderful world? what are they talking about? all we hear from the media is doom, unemployment, pollution, social conflict, all the things exist but couldn't once in a while someone put it in perspective? this man did that. i usually don't like to put on swedish public health professionals or danish public health professionals they put you to sleep but this gentleman has caught the world's attention because he gave a tech talk, technology entertainment design, many are boring but
FOX Business
Dec 6, 2012 12:00am EST
situations, you got a short-term price decrse becae peopll liquidate the cow herd. you see in cole years increase in price of beef. it is coming your way. melissa: blake, thanks for educating us. you're very charming. a topic us city folk don't know a lot about at least me. a lot of viewers are probably laughing at me pight now. for me this was an education. thank you. >> you bet, thank you. melissa: next up the fiscal cliff leads to a housing boom for one of the wealthiest areas in the country. i guess someone has to come out ahead in this whole mess. we'll explain it coming up. you can never have too much beachfro property. ♪ . ♪ ♪ here come the -- [ cap twisting off ] hey, yo?! i lost audio. what happened?! [ ice crackling ] what!?!? oh, it better not be! what's going on? ♪ it's time to put a stoto this! yay-e, yay-e! [ male announcer ] the coors light silver bullet pint. it'sigger. it's resealable. it's still the coldest. ♪ get out of my booth!!! [ male announcer ] frost brewed coors light. the world's most refreshing beer. [ male announcer ] how could switchgrass in argent
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